February 2022

“17 Ceiling Ideas to Add Wow Factor from Above”

“Add an air of regency grandeur and soften the transition from wall to ceiling with intricate ceiling molding patterns. These period-loving elements create a visually stunning effect, especially apt in spaces with high ceilings.”

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February 2022

“12 Beautiful Designs to Uplift Your Space”

Pair a bold blue bathroom vanity with glitzy gold fixtures and fittings and a marble top. Although wallpapers aren’t seen often in a bathroom they can work really well and this grey patterned design has a slight shimmer that adds to the glamorous feel of this space.

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January 2022

“15 Jack and Jill Bathroom Layout Ideas and Tips”

“Usually the plumbing fixtures, tile, counters, cabinetry, and lighting are the same,” designer Judy Pickett says of Jack and Jill bathrooms. However, if the space is shared by siblings, you can still achieve the best of both worlds. “I use the same color palette and possibly add wall covering that is fun for both,” Pickett adds.

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December 2021

“Designers Weigh in on ‘Very Peri’—Pantone’s Color of the Year 2022”

“Periwinkle is one of those colors that is rich enough to stand on its own paired with creamy neutrals or rich gold leaf. Taking inspiration from nature, you can see it in color pairings of brilliant sunsets with corals, pinks, light blue, and turquoise, or you can see it in the garden paired with any shade of green, from sage to emerald.

“This color is fresh, uplifting, and regal. It is embracing and comforting. It can be serious and formal, or bright, playful and casual. I see this color used in a traditional home in gorgeous fabrics, rugs and wallcoverings, or contemporary settings as a color block accent wall.”

November 2021

“Does your firm quiet down or get busier during the holidays? ” 

“Because the ability to meet our seasonal deadlines is out the window due to supply chain challenges, we are not experiencing the typical holiday rush this year. We are pretty much business as usual, and spending our time designing and planning for 2022.”

December 2021

“How to get Pantone’s Color of the Year into your home, according to interior designers”

“I could see this color used anywhere from a child’s room, to lacquered cabinetry in a sophisticated home bar, to the tile color on a spectacular backsplash”

December 2021

“22 Chic French Door Curtain Ideas to Freshen Up Your Space”

‘Pull the Curtains to One Side’ — “Sometimes finding enough room around your French doors can limit your curtain options. If you don’t have a lot of wall space on either side of your French doors, pull all of the curtains to one side for an asymmetric look.”

December 2021

“8 Lighting Trends That Will Be Everywhere in 2022”

“For instance, the chandelier may be the accent lighting in a space, but adding layers of various lighting sources to allow versatility will add depth.”

“This can include recessed lighting, directional art lighting, wall sconces, and accent lamps. Installing dimmer switches and separate controls for each source can allow for a wide variety of moods.”


April 2020

“Hidden Gem”

Judy and Christie turned our client’s downstairs basement into a backyard oasis which then inspired the main floor living and sleeping spaces of the home.

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April 2020

“Blank Canvas: Art Leads the Way in this Downtown Brownstone” 

Art is always a great starting point in design! To read the full article on how Judy and Christie designed our client’s downtown Raleigh Brownstone click on the link below.

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